Alcibiades Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 20 Quotes About Alcibiades

#1. I envy those old Greek bathers, into whose hands were delivered Pericles, and Alcibiades, and the perfect models of Phidias. They had daily before their eyes the highest types of Beauty which the world has ever produced; for of all things that are beautiful, the human body is the crown. - Author: Bayard Taylor
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#2. I sincerely wish war was a pleasanter and easier business than it is, but it does not admit of holidays. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#3. It is only to the extent that we are willing to expose ourselves again and again to annihilation that we are able to find that part of ourselves that is indestructible. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#4. If you were a library book, I would never bring you back. - Author: Lovett F. Edwards
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#5. I could be whatever I wanted to be if I trusted that music, that song, that vibration of God that was inside of me. - Author: Shirley Maclaine
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#6. The clearest argument against Plato's authorship is probably that Plato never wrote a work whose interpretation was as simple and straightforward as that of Alcibiades. - Author: Plato
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#7. So long as he was personally present, [Alcibiades] had the perfect mastery of his political adversaries; calumny only succeeded in his absence. - Author: Plutarch
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#8. Do not turn to prayer only in times of grief, suffering and rage. Make prayer a habit whether you are blissful or sorrowful, serene or upset, clear or confused. - Author: Pooja Ruprell
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#9. Washington is a city of important men and the women they married before they grew up. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#10. A connoisseur of woe needs fresh worries from time to time, or he will become complacent. - Author: Peter Mayle
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#11. As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delights of presence best known by the torments of absence. - Author: Alcibiades
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#12. Being summoned by the Athenians out of Sicily to plead for his life, Alcibiades absconded, saying that that criminal was a fool who studied a defence when he might fly for it. - Author: Plutarch
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#13. It's the originality of Pauls Toutonghi's voice and vision that makes this such a remarkable novel. Toutonghi is a true daredevil of a writer, and this fantastically hilarious and affecting book will have you on the edge of your seat. - Author: Skip Horack
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#14. I'm the son and heir to the Duke of Sardis. I could walk into that ballroom naked with Alcibiades balanced on my head, and they'd still want to marry me."
"Most likely. But if you try it, I'll horsewhip you on the front steps. - Author: Rosamund Hodge
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#15. It's such an act of optimism to get through a day and enjoy it and laugh and do all that without thinking about death. What spirit human beings have! - Author: Gilda Radner
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#16. ALCIBIADES: How came the noble Timon to this change?
TIMON: As the moon does, by wanting light to give:
But then renew I could not, like the moon;
There were no suns to borrow of. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#17. How few successful men are interesting! Hannibal, Alcibiades, with Raleigh, Mithridates, and Napoleon, who would compare them for a moment with their mere conquerors? - Author: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
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#18. Maybe all you need to do is find the heartbeat in everything. And if writing is living, the discovery of the beat of a heart, then when you read me, you are living by my side. - Author: Meia Geddes
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#19. Do not tell somebody how to vote, just go up to them and tell them what Fahrenheit 9/11 meant to you. Fahrenheit will probably not win an Academy Award, but if you put it first on your list, it will become a nominee. - Author: Valerie Harper
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#20. Alcibiades had a very handsome dog, that cost him seven thousand drachmas; and he cut off his tail, "that," said he, "the Athenians may have this story to tell of me, and may concern themselves no further with me. - Author: Plutarch
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